Atlanta Magazine

20 articles
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Relentless

The sheriff of Putnam County, Georgia, finally meets a case he can’t solve.

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"You Have Thousands of Angels Around You"

A refugee survives the Rwandan genocide and finds a future in Atlanta.

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Foul Territory

A father who brought his daughter to a ballgame and the fallout from a foul ball.

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The Many Lives of Aubrey Lee Price

A pastor-turned-banker fakes his own death after allegedly embezzling millions and defrauding investors.

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This Land Is My Land

In North Georgia, two men feud over a quarter-mile property line.

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Funeral

An oral history of the day Martin Luther King, Jr. was shot.

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My Brother's Keeper

Throughout their troubled lives, identical twins William and Chris Cormier shared a preternatural bond. Then the body of a Florida journalist ended up in their backyard.

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Spellbinder

At various points, Thomas Mitchell was a novelist, an attorney, a scientist, a Hollywood dealmaker and a CIA higher-up. He was also a con man.

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Anatomy of a Divorce

The author ponders the dissolution of his own marriage, and others.

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The Debtor

Darren Lumar lived in mansions he didn’t own, ran companies that didn’t make a dime, went to colleges that didn’t exist and slept with “any number of women” despite being married to James Brown’s daughter. When he was murdered, the cops had a problem: too many possible suspects.

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No Earthly Trace

Eighteen-year-old Justin Gaines disappears after a night at a bar.